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Andy Anderson elected chairman of Mississippi Bankers Association

Andy Anderson of Anguilla has been elected Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2020-2021. As MBA Chairman, Anderson chairs the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The membership of the 132-year-old statewide trade association includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi.  MBA members hold more than 95 percent of bank deposits in the state. Anderson serves as ...

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Robert Leard elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Robert Leard of Regions, Jackson, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Leard will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank deposits in the ...

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Jennifer Wallace elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Jennifer Sones Wallace of Pike National Bank, of McComb, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Wallace will represent her region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of ...

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Phil Williams elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Philip C. Williams, Bank of Yazoo, Yazoo City, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Williams will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank ...

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Mike Staten elected to Mississippi Bankers Association board of directors

Mike Staten of BNA Bank, New Albany, has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Staten will represent his region of the state on the Board, which governs the 132-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi, and the association’s members hold over 95 percent of bank deposits ...

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C. Mitchell Waycaster elected treasurer of Mississippi Bankers Association

C. Mitchell Waycaster, President and Chief Executive Officer, of Renasant Bank, headquartered in Tupelo, has been elected Treasurer of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2020-2021. As MBA Treasurer, Waycaster serves on the association’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The MBA is a statewide trade association whose membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi. MBA members hold ...

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Hoppy Cole elected vice chair of Mississippi Bankers Association

M. Ray (Hoppy) Cole, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and President of The First, A National Banking Association, headquartered in Hattiesburg, has been elected Vice Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association (MBA) for 2020-2021. As MBA Vice Chairman, Cole will serve on the MBA Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and he also will serve as president of the MBA Education Foundation. ...

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Dr. Donzell Lee retires from Alcorn after 45 years of service

One of Alcorn State University’s longest-tenured employees says goodbye to the University after four decades of service. Dr. Donzell Lee, former interim president during the 2018-2019 academic year, is retiring from Alcorn after 45 years. During his tenure, Lee served in numerous positions that include instructor of music and chairman of the Department of Fine Arts, director of the Honors ...

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WEDNESDAY: Coronavirus cases up by 653 with 9 new deaths reported

» Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are the second, third and fourth highest days of reported cases By ROSS REILY Mississippi’s total of presumptive cases of COVID-19 now stands at 27,900 after the Mississippi Health Department reported a 653 newly identified cases on Wednesday. This comes after last week’s daily average of 562 per day was the highest since the pandemic ...

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Bailey Education Group welcomes Jennifer Boykin

Jennifer Boykin, Ed.D., has joined Bailey Education Group and will serve as a project manager.  Boykin brings 16 years of experience in the field of special education in the public sector. “We are proud to have Jennifer on our team,” announced Pat Ross, Vice President of Operations. “There is a great demand for her services, and she will enable the ...

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